Jammin Kids "Notes" . . . March 2013 Jammin Kids International Music Academy offers world class music instruction in a variety of instruments, including voice, for kids of ALL ages. We also offer instrument sales, instrument rentals, and accessories in Westons largest music store serving Western Broward County since 1995! In This Issue MUSIC REVIEWS Dear Diane, SPRING SCHEDULE ADMIN UPDATES Spring into some music lessons!CALENDAR: : ) DianeSat. 3/9/13:In-House Piano & Voice Recitalw/Jeannettesstudents @6 pm. Music Reviews:Wed. 3/6+13+20+27/13:Weekly Little MozartGroup Class for toddlers@12:15.Sat. 3/16/13: Matts student Garage BandJK voice students are invited to Subconscious kicked off the recentperform as the warm up act for abenefit concert with the Western H.S. "Rhythm & Jews" music festival at Bnai Aviv Synagogue. JKChorus &Yale Univ. "Spizzwinks"acapella vocal group at St.Demetrios Church in Ft. instructors & staff also rocked theLauderdale at 6:30 p.m. For moreinfo: 954-632-9417 or 954-467-1515. house with their performance with Matt (guitar),
Sun. 3/10/13: Danny (piano), Josh (drums) &JK students perform at the Nosh FestIV at Temple Beth Emet in Cooper Jules (bass)!City at 11:15-12. For moreinfo: www.NoshFest.org. Special thanks to JK instructorsMon. 3/25/13: Kyle (drums) & Shawn (guitar/bass)Monthly auto for demonstrating theirpayments processed. instruments at the "Musical PlayingSun. 3/31/13: Patch" at the recent Weston ArtsJK closed for Easter. Councils Celebration of the ArtsSun. 3/31/13: at Weston Town Center.JK has booth at the Annual EasterEgg Hunt at Weston Town Ctr. from3-6 pm. For more info:www.WestonTownCenter.net. LITTLE MOZARTS: We are in week 5 of the 10 week WinterUpcoming: Session of the Little Mozart group class for toddlers & their parents orSun. 6/9/13: caregivers. The class occurs at 12:15 onJK Annual Grand Recital Wednesdays until Wed. April 3. (A second@STA Bienes Art Ctr (times spring 10 week session will run from the weekTBA). of April 10 to June 12th.) The class is being taught by piano & voice instructor Jeannette "Gigi". Private Little Mozart lessons forTeacher News: children 6 years & younger are also available if these group classes are not convenient. AnJK drum teacher optional smaller Little Mozart packet is alsoKyle was recently featured available for only $30 for the private classes.playing Jazz with hiscolleagues on radio station JAZZ MUSIC YOUTH88.9 FM. HONORS BAND SCHOLARSHIP: Jazzonian is sponsoring a "Youth Honors Band" to perform at the S. FL Jazz Summit in April. High School students are eligible to apply with the
recommendation of their school band director. The application deadline is Wed. 3/20/13. For more info contact: www.Jazzonian.org. JAZZ MUSIC JAMMIN: The Gold Coast Jazz Society sponsorsNew Teacher Welcome: "First Friday Jazz Jams" where student jazz musicians are invited to jam with realAna, strings jazz pros each month from 3/1/13 (to(violin, viola & cello) 6/7/13) from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale. Audience members of all agesJammin Kids are welcome & admission is free. They alsoTeacher Profile: sponsor a jazz concert series offering tickets to students for only $10. For moreMarcee joined JK in 2011 and is a info: go to www.GoldCoastJazz.org.violin & viola instructor in our stringsdepartment. Her preferredcurriculum is the Suzukimethod. Marcee is originally from JK MUSIC MINI-CAMPS!:South Florida and previously taught Camp planning season has begun. This summerat various other music schools in this JK will again offer its affordable & popular Musicarea. Marcee is currently studying Mini-Camp & Mini-Institute programs. ComeMusic, as well as Reading Education, explore the wonderful world of music thisat FAU. She also studied Music summer!Education at the Univ. of South FL inTampa. Marcee was the principal The Mini-Camp runs during the mornings from 9violinist with the FAU Symphony a.m. - noon for 5-9 year olds. It involves smallOrchestra. Previously she was also groups rotating between: intro to differentthe principal violinist with the FL instruments, musical arts & crafts, musical boardYouth Orchestra. Marcee has been games & musical computer games. There is aone of our summer camp counselors performance for the families at the end of eachand also serves as JKs Assistant week!Academy Manager. The Mini-Institute runs during the afternoons from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. for 10-15 year olds. It involves:JK Staff Bdays: intro to different instruments for beginners, or jammin ensembles for more experiencedMon. 3/4/13: students, + music appreciation, music theory, &Gabriel brass music composition. There is a contest for the best new original song!
(trombone & tuba) Both programs are offered for 10 Weekly (Mon. -Wed. 3/6/13: Fri.) sessions from June 10 to August 16. Beginners & advanced students are bothKyle drums welcomed. The cost is only: $25 deposit to reserve spot, $100 per week, $360 per month/4Fri.3/15/13: weeks (a 10% discount!), plus a $15 registrationVincent strings fee (per family). If you already know your summer schedule, lock in your preferred week(s)(violin) now. Space is limited!Sat. 3/23/13:Jules Assistant JK Admin Reminders:Manager We are in week 1 of our 16 week Spring Session which ends Sun. June 16. We will only be closed onTues. 3/26/13: Easter Sunday March 31, 2013. Our 2013 Annual Grand Recital is scheduled for Sun. 6/ 9. Mark yourAdriana piano calendars! Please email us any schedule changes in writing & also remember that any & all make-ups must occur within the current Spring Session and are not carried over into the next Summer Session. If you are having difficulty scheduling a make up with your regular teacher, please schedule with one of our many other wonderful instructors as a substitute. Lessons can always be rescheduled with 24 notice, however please remember that there is a $5 re- scheduling fee for any & all lessons not occurring at their regular time. JK welcomed the following new families in Feb.: Bachman, Bejar, Besaw, Brenner, Buckley, Castillo, Chu, DeCamargo, Ganapati, Fellows, Ferraro, Franco, Lemus, Martinez, Massey, Nenclares, Ochoa, Ortega, Palmer, Tejeda, Tuchmajer, Vazquez, Wong, Zurita Sincerely, Diane Stockton-Breese,
President & CEO www.JamminKidsWeston.co m WPS "Opera to Broadway" Concert 3/2/13: The Weston Philharmonic Society is having a concert on Sat. 3/2/13 at Cypress Bay High School at 8 p.m. featuring the Symphony of the Americas and 4 world renowned vocalists. Tickets may still be available at the door ($30 adults & $15 students). The City of Weston sponsors the WPS concert series and JK is a bronze sponsor of the WPS. For more info, or to consider becoming a member or sponsor, check out their website: www.WestonPhilharmonic.com.Jammin Kids International Music Academy | 1396-5 S.W. 160th Avenue | Indian Trace Center | Weston | FL | 33326